The rumors have been confirmed. Famed Chicago rapper, Kanye West, is back on SNL and this time he is sharing hosting responsibilities with Ben Affleck.
Over the past several years Kanye West has been one of the most frequent and popular guests on SNL. Dating all the way back to 2005, Kanye has made the SNL stage is temporary platform. He is a four time musical guest, each time appearing as a part of his promotional tour of a recently released solo album.
In 2010, after the rapper was parodied by the shows Jay Pharoah, Kanye went on the attack with his single “Power”, with lyrics like “Fuck ‘SNL’ and they whole cast / Tell ’em Yeezy said they can kiss my whole ass.” West would later alter the lyrics when he appeared on the show months later.
According to a report from the New York Post’s “Page Six” reported today that the rapper is set to appear on the show on May 18th. Kanye is will joined on the show by host, Ben Affleck.